Instant Pot Spinach and Artichoke Dip Risotto

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Comfort food
Keyword Instant Pot Vegetarian Risotto Recipe, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1 large sweet Vidalia onion chopped
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 teas black pepper
  • 1 teas salt
  • 8 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 1 14 oz can of quartered artichokes in brine chopped
  • 2/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1/2 teas crushed red pepper
  • 4 cups fresh spinach chopped
  • 8 oz extra sharp white cheddar shredded (I used Cracker Barrel Aged Reserve) (reserve about 2 T finely shredded for topping)
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated


  1. Set Instant Pot to sauté, and sauté onion with olive oil, ½ teas salt and ½ teas black pepper for 5-7 minutes.

  2. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute more.

  3. Add white wine, and sauté for 1 minute more.

  4. Add rice and stir to combine.

  5. Turn off Instant Pot.

  6. Add 3 ¾ cups of the broth, artichokes, ¼ teas crushed red pepper, and stir to combine.

  7. Place lid on and set vent to seal.

  8. Set Instant Pot to manual for 6 minutes (will take about 10-15 minutes to come to pressure).

  9. Meanwhile, chop your spinach and shred your cheese.

  10. When Instant Pot timer is complete, quick release.

  11. Remove lid and add spinach, and ¼ cup of broth, and stir until well combined.

  12. Add cheddar and Parmesan cheese, ½ teas black pepper, ½ teas salt and ¼ teas crushed red pepper and stir well.

  13. Then add spinach and stir well.

  14. Serve in bowls with a little extra cheese on top of desired.